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70

Overall Score

Optoma DS347

£319.00
A very economical to run and bargain buy 20000:1 800 x 600 projector
20,000 SVGA (800x600) Yes 29dB Mar 2016
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Optoma DS347 3000ANSI lumens DLP SVGA (800x600) 3D Desktop Black - projector (Brand new, unopened)
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Optoma DS347 Review

With low running costs and representing very good value for money, we have ranked the Optoma DS347 number 235 across all projectors.
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Very Good
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Good Features
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17 Months Old
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£56 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
70
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

Sony multimedia projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
It has running costs of only £56 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 15% of all 1,849 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite quiet noise level
Fairly high contrast ratio (typical)
Does not have a built-in speaker
Quite small bulb power

Optoma DS347 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Optoma Multimedia Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 2,395 user and expert reviews (including 366 verified purchases), Optoma has very good reviews for its data projectors. 96% of those that bought a Optoma multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Very Good Value for Money

The product has very good features and is less than 18 months old and at £319.00 it is cheaper than 90% of projectors.


Features

800 X 600 Resolution

The Optoma DS347 has an 800 x 600 projector native resolution which is higher than most multimedia projectors. Most multimedia projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. This data projector also has a projector native resolution of SVGA (800x600).

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

Multimedia projectors have noise levels of between 10dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Optoma DS347 of only 29dB is quite quiet compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the quietest 10% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Fairly High Contrast Ratio (typical)

The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma DS347 of 20,000 is fairly high compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 19% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma DS347's projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens is fairly average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the brightest 39% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma DS347 does not have a built-in speaker. 75% of multimedia projectors do have a built-in speaker.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Optoma DS347 of 5,000h is relatively average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the longest 73% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma DS347 has a handheld remote control, as do 79% of projectors.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors is 3.5W, the biggest is 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W. The bulb power of the Optoma DS347 of only 195W is quite small compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the smallest 17% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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3D-Ready

The Optoma DS347 is 3D-ready. 85% of multimedia projectors are not 3D-ready.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma DS347 is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of multimedia projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma DS347 supports full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Supports Password Protection

The Optoma DS347 supports password protection, unlike 88% of multimedia projectors which do not support password protection.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Age

Released 17 Months Ago

This Optoma projector was released in March 2016.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The DS347 is one of the more economic to run multimedia projectors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the DS347 is only £56.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma 800x600

Barcodes:

05055387632295

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